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Jan 12, 2018

Learn 25 book promotion tips. The tips are grouped in logical order to roughly correspond to the different stages of a book's marketing, from pre-launch to launch to post-launch. These tips can be implemented in any order at any stage of an author's publishing journey.   This is part four of Mark Coker's...


Jan 5, 2018

17 tips to leverage your book to sell more books, build your social media platform and catalyze word of mouth. Part 3 of 6 in Mark Coker's six-part serialization of the new 2018 edition of the Smashwords Book Marketing Guide.


Dec 29, 2017

Learn ebook marketing.  Part 2 of 6.  This episode explores author brand-building, knowledge-building, platform-building and distribution.  17 book marketing tips are presented, all of which help the author build a solid marketing foundation. Mark Coker reads from chapter 2 of the new 2018 edition of the Smashwords Book...


Dec 22, 2017

Learn ebook marketing, Part 1. Introduces listeners to this special six-part series on book marketing, which guides writers step-by-step from the basics of book marketing to more advanced topics.  In this SMART AUTHOR podcast exclusive, Mark reads the new 2018 edition of the Smashwords Book Marketing Guide.  This...


Dec 8, 2017

The indie author revolution and the struggle for free expression.  Learn the fascinating history behind the centuries-old struggle for free expression. Mark shares how the roots of today's indie author movement reach back to the introduction of Gutenberg's printing press. Gutenberg's printing press enabled mass...